Bass Harbor Head Lighthouse, Bass Harbor

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  • August 13, 2017
    The view of the lighthouse from the water is fantastic. To get a similar view from land, you must make your way down a steep, wooden stairway to the rocks. Then you must crawl over the rocks to get a ...  more »
  • August 12, 2017
    I guess the fact that it was so crowded was because it is really beautiful. But I think going there off season is the way to go. You have to climb over giant boulders to really see the lighthouse. The...  more »
  • August 12, 2017
    We always love going to this lighthouse. For the best view, you must walk down the path, steps, and rocks to see it from the Oceanside especially when the tide is coming in.  more »
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  • June 21, 2017
    Unbelievably serene and beautiful. However get there early if you want to good spot to photograph it A lot of rocks get taken very early by tourists.
  • April 21, 2017
    Occupied residence by US Coast Guard family, but you can visit and view the lighthouse and surrounding area. Beautiful setting with a buoy gently clanging in the harbor! Steep walkways, but worth the effort.
  • June 26, 2017
    Take the trail next to the bathrooms and it will lead you down to the rocks where you see most of the pictures of the lighthouse. LOTS of people around sunset on a Wednesday in June.
  • June 30, 2017
    Not the Easy one to get a clean shot at, but worth the climb non the less
  • June 22, 2017
    Such a beautiful view, very relaxing to sit on the rocks!

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